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Home: A Journey through Time, Space, and Memory
Organizer: Isabella Rowan
Date: February 24, 2024 2:00 pm
Email: isabella.rowan@delraylibrary.org

A storyteller facilitates a lively and moving exploration of stories of home—what they mean to us and how they make us who we are. Participants will then draw a memory map of a street, neighborhood, or town from a place that was once home as they remember it. They will be invited to share their memory map and the story with the group.

Alienation and Displacement in Caribbean Literary and Oral Texts
Organizer: Isabella Rowan
Date: March 7, 2024 1:00 pm
Email: isabella.rowan@delraylibrary.org

This presentation will explore the literary works of NourbeSe Philip and Edwidge Danticat as well as the musical poetics of Bob Marley.

Clouds Over Sidra: A Virtual Reality Experience
Organizer: Isabella Rowan
Date: March 9, 2024 1:00 pm
Email: isabella.rowan@delraylibrary.org

Come by any time between 1 and 3 pm for an opportunity to explore a refugee camp virtual reality. See what it’s really like. The Za’atari Refugee Camp in Jordan is home to over 80,000 Syrians fleeing war and violence, half of whom are children. One resident is 12-year old Sidra, who has lived in the camp for over a year.

Haitian Creole is a Living Language (Virtual)
Organizer: Isabella Rowan
Date: March 13, 2024 6:30 pm
Email: isabella.rowan@delraylibrary.org

Haitian Creole is dynamic and continuously evolving. It embraces new terminology, styles, and expressions that reflect the changing needs and experiences of its speakers. Through the creative contributions of artists, writers, and young people, the language grows richer and more culturally significant.

Book Discussion: Ayiti by Roxane Gay
Organizer: Isabella Rowan
Date: March 20, 2024 1:00 pm
Email: isabella.rowan@delraylibrary.org

From a New York Times-bestselling author, Ayiti is a powerful collection exploring the Haitian diaspora experience. Originally published by a small press, this Grove Press paperback will make Gay’s debut widely available for the first time, including several new stories.